[From Slater's Directory, 1846]


BALLAUGH is a parish in the sheading of Michael, in the northern division of the island; in length, from north to south, about five miles and in breadth, from east to west , about three. The northern part is level and fertile - the southern mountainous and comparatively barren. The old parish church, erected in 1717, about one mile and a half north of the village of Ballaugh, having become dilapidated, has been refitted on a smaller plan as a place of public worship; and t a new one dedicated to St Mary, containing six hundred sittings, situate about a quarter of a mile north-west of the village, was completed in 1832; the living is a rectory, at the disposal of the crown.

At a short distance from Ballaugh, in the Curragh, are several pits of shell-marl, out of which many fossil remains of elks, &c., have been extracted: a gigantic and complete skeleton of one of those animals, obtained from these pits, is in the museum of the Edinburgh university; and a well-preserved head and horns are to be seen in the shop of Mr. Gell, Douglas: the head is one foot nine inches long each horn five feet two inches in length—the palms are fourteen inches wide, and the tips of the horns seven feet three inches asunder.

BALLAUGH is a long straggling village in the above parish situate on the road from Ramsey to the towns of Peel, Douglas, &c.; nearly seven miles west of Ramsey nine north-east of Peel, and eighteen north of Douglas. This village contains two breweries. Annual fairs, for cattle, are held on the 15th of May and the 26th of August

POST, Receiving-House at James Chinn Bishop's, North Inn .-Lettets from DOUGLAS arrive and are despatched every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in seuniner and every Wednesday and Saturday in winter.


Campbell Col. James, Ravensdale
Chambers Mr. John, Moar House
Corlett Win. Esq. H.K.Ballamonabeg
Hewitt Elizabeth, Cronkhould
Howard Rev. Thomas, Rectory
Kewish Mr. Thomas, Ballaugh
Kissack Mrs. Jane, Ballaugh
Maclean Mrs.Emma, East Cronkkould
Robinson Mr. George,Squeen Lodge
Rothwell Mr. -, Ballaterson
Taubman Mrs. Mary, Ballaugh
Teare Mrs. Jane, Corvalley


Bishop James Chinn,publican(North lnn) Ballaugh
Boyd William, nail maker, Ballaugh
Caine Henry, joiner, Ballaugh
Caley Eliza, Shopkeeper, Ballaugh
Clark Daniel, baker, Ballaugh
Connon Daniel, shoe maker, Carlane
Corlett James, tailor, Corvalley
Corlett Wm. shoe maker,Ballacoraige
Cottier John, shoe maker, Cronk
Cowell Thos. Shoe maker, Ballaugh
Cowell John, joiner, Carlane
Craine John,school,Ballaugh
Craine John, corn dealer, Ballacoraigh
Craine John, blacksmith, Balaugh
Craine Thomas, shopkeeper & publican, Ballaugh
Cregeen James T. master of parochial school, Glebe
Dougherty Robert, brewer, Ballaugh
Harman Samuel, painter, glazier, grocer and auctioneer, Ballaugh
Kewley John, Shopkeeper, Ballangh
Killip John, Shopkeeper, Ballaugh
Killip John, joiner, Cronke
Kinread John, butcher. Ballaugh
Kinread Robert shopkeeper, shoe maker & leather dealer, Ballaugh
Miller John coach painter, Ballaugh
Quayle John, tailor, Ballaugh
Quayle John, shoe maker, Curragh
Quayle Thomas, joiner, Bailaugh
Quayle William, tailor, Curragh
Radcliffe Caesa,r saddler, Ballaugh
RadcliffeThos, coach maker, Ballaugh
Robcrts ,John, tailor, Squeen
Roberts William, tailor, Ballaugh
Shimmin William, blacksmith and publican, Ballaugh
Stephen John, advocate, Glaick
Taubman James, brewer, Ballaugh
Tear John, publican, Ballaugh glen
Teare John, Blacksmith Cronke
Teare Robt. shoe maker,Ballacoaige
Watterson Robert, corn miller, Ballaugh glen, Scooundel



Boyde Daniel, Glenshoggyl
Boyde John, Glendboo
Caine William, Phurt
Caley John, Ballmolley
Clark Hugh, Broughjairgbeg
Clarke Thomas, Ballavoiley
Collister Thomas, Carlane
Corlett Daniel, Corvalla
Corlett Jane, Ballatarsyn moar
Corlett John, Ballacoraigh
Corlett John, Ballacain
Corlett John, Glonshoggyl
Corlett Philip, Dollaugh
Corlett Robert, Ballakinnag
Corlett Thomas, Squeen
Corlett Thomas, Corvalley
Corlctt Thomas William, Carmadilbeg
Corlett Thos,Wm. Broughjaiig moar
Corlett William Ballatarsyn
Cowell John, Carlane
Cowley John, Forrester lodge
Craine Daniel, Ballakinnag
Craine John, Dollaughbeg
Craine John, Squeen
Craine John, Ballacoraigh
Craine John, Jun. Broughjairg moar
Craine Philip, Dollaugh moar
Craine Thomas, Dollaugh moar
Dougherty William, Ballacurn moar
Gawne Thomas, Ballacoraigh
Green Thomas, Ballacurn
Keig Daniel, Ballacurnbeg
Keig John, Bullacoraige
Keig William, Ballamona moar
Kelly William, Dollaugh moar
Kewish Thomas, Croukould
Killip John, Ballakinnag
Killip Thomas, Ballathoir
Killip William, Ballakinnag
Kneale Stephenu, Curragh
Mylechraine John, Curragh
Mylechraine Patrick, Carmodil
Mylechraine Thomas, Ballabeg
Mylrea Thomas, Ballacooiley
Quayle Thomas. Ballaugh
Quine Robert, Ballacoraige
Shimmin Charles, Glendhoo
Shimmin Philip, Corvalley
Stephen William, Ballamoar
Taubman James, Ballaugh
Taubman Thonrns, Ballaugh
Teare John, Ballaneddyn
Teare Thomas, Ballamono moar
Trainer William, Bishops Court
Watson William, Carmodil moar


PRIMITIVE METHODIST, Squeen lane Mudhouse, Curragh




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